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UK shares ended higher with commodity stocks rebounding from early weakness, as the equities market continued to price in a greater likelihood of the country voting to stay in the EU. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

European shares rose on Tuesday as Brexit fears eased, although many still expect a close vote. The latest opinion poll showed that the campaign for t(...)

EasyJet: airlines were experiencing a bumpy ride after the low-cost carrier saw its load factor fall back in May. Photograph: Bernd Settnik/EPA

With Dublin closed for a public holiday, it was left to the other European markets to react to the recent opinion polls showing a lead for Brexit camp(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. US stocks were higher in trading on Friday, with the S&P and Dow on track to eke out their first weekly gains in five weeks as technology and financial stocks rose.

Shares broke their losing streak on Friday as investors shrugged off concerns about a likely US rate hike next month, sending markets rising across Eu(...)

EasyJet gained almost 4 per cent. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Markets rebounded yesterday after two weeks of losses, aided by gains in both Germany and Greece. However, weaker than expected Chinese data hit min(...)

Britain’s top share index closed at a fresh year high after a rally in the price of oil spurred gains in commodity-related stocks

European shares rose in late trading on Wednesday, hitting another three-month high, as a rebound in oil buoyed energy stocks. However, the Irish mar(...)

German factory orders fell unexpectedly by 1.2 per cent month-on-month in February, a sign that a global slowdown is weighing on the economy. Photograph: iStockPhoto

European stocks fell on Tuesday to their lowest level in over a month as weaker-than-expected German economic data ignited investor concerns about th(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange:  Wall Street edged up early on Thursday as FedEx and GE shares lifted the industrials sector. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

European equities ended lower yesterday, dragged down by exporters as the euro strengthened against the dollar after the US Federal Reserve flagged fe(...)

Mario Draghi in Davos: the European Central Bank president’s remarks helped to buoy markets on Thursday and the trend continued to the end of the business week. Photograph: Jean-Christophe Bott/EPA

Stocks continued their rebound on growing investor confidence triggered by indications from EU banking chief Mario Draghi that more support for the m(...)

The lithium-ion polymer battery of a hybrid vehicle: demand for lithium’s use in electric vehicles could grow 11-fold by 2025, says Goldman Sachs. Photograph: Seongjoon Cho/Bloomberg

When Douglas Caster was 13 his father marched him to the Teeside steelworks in the north-east of England where he worked. It was meant as a warning. (...)

On Dublin’s Iseq,  Ryanair fell 0.7 per cent to €14.59. Photograph:  Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Stock markets worldwide dived into the red amid a commodity price rout in which the cost of oil touched below $40 a barrel for the first time since Fe(...)

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